Cineplex - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Cineplex M&A Summary

Cineplex has acquired 18 companies. It has also divested 1 asset.

Cineplex’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Famous Players for $500M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2023, when it sold Player One Amusement Group to OpenGate Capital for $118M. Cineplex has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (73%) and retail (12%).

Cineplex Business Overview

Where is Cineplex headquartered?

Cineplex is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

What is Cineplex’s revenue?

Cineplex disclosed revenue of 1,389M CAD for 2023 and 1,103M CAD for 2022.

How many employees does Cineplex have?

Cineplex has 10,000 employees.

What sector is Cineplex in?

Cineplex is a media company.

When was Cineplex founded?

Cineplex was founded in 1912.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

Cineplex

Cineplex, Inc.

1303 Yonge Street,
Toronto, Ontario M4T 2Y9
Canada,
(416) 323-6600
www.cineplex.com

Cineplex is a entertainment companies and operates one of the most modern and fully digitized motion picture theatre circuits in the world. Cineplex was incorporated in 1912 and is based in Toronto, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 18 - - - - - 18
vol $740M $740M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
vol $118M $118M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Player One Amusement Group, Inc. 2023-11-22 118M CAD Divestiture
Mississauga, Ontario · www.winwithp1ag.com
Sega Amusement Works LLC (SAW LLC) 2016-11-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Pensacola, Florida
Player One Amusement Group, Inc. 2015-10-01 13M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Mississauga, Ontario · www.winwithp1ag.com
WG Ltd. (dba WorldGaming) 2015-09-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.worldgaming.com
IMAX Theatre Galeries de la Capitale 2015-04-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Quebec City, Quebec
YoYo's Yogurt Cafe, Inc. 2014-01-09 - Stake Purchase
London, Ontario · www.yoyosyogurtcafe.com
Empire Theatres - 24 Atlantic Canadian Theatres 2013-10-24 147M CAD Divestiture
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
EK3 Technologies, Inc. 2013-08-30 78M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, Canada
Fifth Avenue Cinemas Ltd. 2013-02-15 - Divestiture
Vancouver, British Columbia
Park Theatre (Vancouver) 2013-02-15 - Divestiture
Vancouver, British Columbia
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 13 (72%) 649M (88%) - -
Retail 2 (11%) 78M (11%) - -
Gaming 1 (6%) 13M (2%) 1 (100%) 118M (100%)
Digital Media 1 (6%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - - -
Total 18 $740M 1 $118M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 17 740M 1 118M
  Ontario 7 513M 1 118M
  Quebec 2 - - -
  Manitoba 2 - - -
  British Columbia 2 - - -
  Alberta 2 2M - -
  Nova Scotia 1 147M - -
United States 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
Domestic 17 (94%) 740M (100%) 1 (100%) 118M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (6%) - - -
Total 18 $740M 1 $118M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $647M
< $100M 3 $93M
TOTAL $740M
Largest Famous Players, Inc.
$500M (2005-07-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $118M
TOTAL $118M
Largest Player One Amusement Group, Inc.
$118M (2023-11-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
61%
11 (61%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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